The Social Work minor provides you with the skill set to make a difference on a personal, community, and global level. The values of individual worth, the elimination of oppression, and service provision are at the core of the program.
Explore the history, foundations, and approaches to helping in the field of social work within a multicultural society. The goal of the minor is to help you understand the values and skills critical to social work, and how they are used in making a difference on a personal, community, or global level.
Review the requirements for a Minor in Social Work. You will be required to take at least one course in three different disciplines.
This course focuses on the knowledge, values, and skills of entry-level, generalist case management. Topics covered include the case manager's role and function, interviewing, assessment, problem solving, client systems, casework, and case management in the social service agency. This course is experientially based, utilizing case studies and class exercises. Prerequisite: CHMSR 2551 or permission of the instructor.
Nancy V. Heims
Assistant Professor of Global Studies
Professor of Sociology, International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations
Sociology and Social Change
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